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Philip Henry Gosse

Philip Henry Gosse FRS, known to his friends as Henry, was an English naturalist and populariser of natural science, virtually the inventor of the seawater aquarium, and a painstaking innovator in the study of marine biology. Gosse created and stocked the first public aquarium at the London Zoo in 1853, and coined the term "aquarium" when he published the first manual, The Aquarium: An Unveiling of the Wonders of the Deep Sea, in 1854. His work was the... Read More

Born6 April 1810
Worcester, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Died23 August 1888 (aged 78)
Torquay, Torbay, England
NationalityEnglish
FieldsNaturalist

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